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how to flush cholesterol out of your system

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Always: You always have cholesterol in your system and that's a good thing because it's necessary for nerve membranes and other cellular components. It's exc ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Niacin: Can affect cholesterol and liver within 2 weeks. Liver function and cholesterol should be checked within a month.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Hoffman
31 years experience Family Medicine
More info: If your LDL is less than 120 and HDL is greater than 40, then bully for you
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No: Hi. High cholesterol may increase risk of heart attack, stroke, and peripheral arterial disease, but it does not affect the endocrine system adversely ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
In Short: It gets taken up into the cells. Then, immune cells called monocytes see it and turn into their bigger, meaner cousin called macrophages. Those macrop ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It's complicated...: Your overall health and lack of frequent infections is the easiest gauge of the strength of your immune system. Usually this system is nearly perfect- ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mircea Petrina
23 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Which lipid class you will be treating, so it might not be niacin.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Diet changes: Yes, diet changes will likely lower your cholesterol and body weight and continue to flush toxins.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Rarely: That dose is small. Most liver toxicity occurs with > 2, 000 mg. To be safe, get an alt (blood sample) next time you check your cholesterol.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Non-flushing niacin: Most of studies have been done with regular Niacin which works well for lowering cholesterol. Due to flushing, regular Niacin has to be started at a ... Read More
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